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FX Artist

Epic Games

Epic Games

Software Engineering
Clark, NJ, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 27, 2024


At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.


What We Do

Push your artistic talent to the limit on a team of world-class environment, character and concept artists who strive to innovate and inspire.

What You'll Do

Epic is looking for experienced FX Artists to join our dynamic team, contributing across various aspects of FX for our collaboration with Disney. A successful candidate should have a strong sense of dramatic effects and an understanding of how to recreate them in a real-time particle editor. They will be first and foremost a team player, while also having the ability to be self-motivated and work autonomously.

In this role, you will

  • Execute outstanding effects for our games by bringing dramatic effects to life
  • Ability to create all art needed for the visual effects, including FX concept, proto and final FX
  • Execute on a range of visual effects styles from realistic to stylized

What we're looking for

  • Must have a strong reel/portfolio showing executed Real-Time FX work
  • Critical eye for the timing, animation, and motion of real world objects and visual FX with an ability to bring dramatic FX to life with flair
  • Ability to create all art needed for the FX
  • Abilities in a secondary areas such as modeling, skinning, animation, or lighting
  • Shipped title(s) within the game industry
  • Familiarity with the Unreal Engine 5 art pipeline
  • Experience working with multiple platforms memory limitations
  • Scripting experience in Blueprint, Python, Etc

This role is open to multiple locations in North America (including CA & WA).

Pay Transparency Information

The expected annual base pay range(s) for this position are detailed below. Each base pay range is relevant only for individuals who are residents of or will be expected to work within the specified locale. Compensation varies based on a variety of factors, which include (but aren’t limited to) things such as skills and competencies, qualifications, knowledge, and experience. In addition to base pay, most employees are eligible to participate in Epic’s generous benefit plans and discretionary incentive programs (subject to the terms of those plans or programs).

California Base Pay Range
$120,254$176,373 USD
Washington Base Pay Range
$114,788$168,356 USD


Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.

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